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From "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] - YARN as a sub-project of Apache Hadoop
Date Thu, 26 Jul 2012 17:40:26 GMT
Thanks Aaron, makes total sense.

Take care!


On Jul 26, 2012, at 10:20 AM, Aaron T. Myers wrote:

> Hi Chris,
> On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 8:00 AM, Mattmann, Chris A (388J) <
> chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
>> Sub projects are not a good thing at Apache. Well, "official" sub projects
>> that have their own committees, mailing lists, etc. You guys aren't talking
>> about sub projects (though you call them that) -- in reality you are
>> talking
>> about *products* that the Apache Hadoop PMC releases. They may have
>> different names, be on different release schedules, have different mailing
>> lists even (which I still is not the right thing to do), but they are not
>> *projects*. <snip>
> Yea, sounds like we have a bit of a terminology problem here. We've always
> called them "sub-projects", but in fact they're all managed by a single
> PMC, released as a single artifact, live in a single source repository,
> will soon have a single user mailing list, and have a largely overlapping
> set of committers. The things they do maintain separately are *-dev@
> /*-issues@/*-commits@ mailing lists, and separate "JIRA projects." I think
> these separations are worth maintaining.
> Anyway, I think that having totally separate TLPs may one day make sense,
> but I think it would be premature to do so now.
> Thanks for the discussion, Chris.
> --
> Aaron T. Myers
> Software Engineer, Cloudera

Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Senior Computer Scientist
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
WWW:   http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA

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